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May
08
2020
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International IDEA co-drafted three position papers with recommendations on programming for democracy within the EU Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument (NDICI). The...
Mar
18
2020
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With more than 70 national elections scheduled for the rest of year worldwide, the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is putting into question whether some of these elections will happen on time or at...
Mar
17
2020
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Disclaimer: Views expressed in this commentary are those of the staff member. This commentary is independent of specific national or political interests. Views expressed do not necessarily represent...
Mar
06
2020
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The Council Conclusions on Democracy, adopted by the European Union's Foreign Affairs Ministers on 14 October 2019,  send an important political message about the EU's and EU Member States’ ambition...
Jan
14
2020
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International IDEA welcomed the Swedish Diplomatic Training Programme for a deep dive into the world of democracy and elections. What global democracy trends do I need to keep on my radar screen?...
Dec
19
2019
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Marking three decades since the fall of the communist regimes and the spread of democracy in East-Central Europe, in November 2019 the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (...
Sep
18
2019
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On the 12th of September 2019, International IDEA hosted a panel discussion on the “Timing and Sequencing of Transitional Elections” at the Press Club Brussels Europe.
Jul
25
2019
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Digital microtargeting—the use of personal data to isolate the interests, demographics and personal connections of voters—is increasingly used by political parties in election campaigns to influence...
May
28
2019
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On the occasion of the European Parliament Elections 2019, the International IDEA Europe Office participated in a public open-air event organized by the European Parliament (EP), Sunday evening 26...
Feb
12
2019
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Does a crisis of representation loom over Swedish and Belgian politics? On Tuesday, 5 February 2019, Speaker of the Swedish Riksdag, Andreas Norlén, visited the Belgian Chamber of Representatives....
Jan
11
2019
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The Office of International IDEA to the European Union organized on 7 December 2018, a Roundtable discussion on ”Political empowerment of women through ICTs”, with the support of the Canadian Mission...
Dec
21
2018
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The Office of International IDEA to the European Union organized a Meeting of Representatives of International IDEA Member States in Brussels on 3 December 2018. The meeting was hosted by the...
Dec
10
2018
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With parliamentary elections in Moldova less than three months away, debate on the funding of election campaigns is heating up. On 6 December 2018, International IDEA organized Moldova’s first...
Nov
27
2018
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Goal 5 of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development (SDG 5) aims to achieve gender equality and empowerment of all women. For several years, there has been a growing attention for the role of SDG 5...
Nov
06
2018
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Ensuring the effective implementation of political finance regulations and regularly updating them to appropriately address new risk areas are the keys to successful anti-corruption efforts. In order...
Oct
09
2018
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One of the most striking findings of International IDEA’s Global State of Democracy Indices is that the perceived level of corruption has not changed significantly across the world in the last ten...
Sep
28
2018
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The Office of International IDEA to the European Union celebrated the International Day of Democracy (15 September) by co-organizing a high-level conference on, ‘EU leadership for democracy’, at the...
Sep
24
2018
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Annika Silva-Leander, Head of the Democracy Assessment and Political Analysis unit at International IDEA was invited to present the most recent findings of the Global State of Democracy Indices data...
Aug
31
2018
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A delegation of 15 young Zimbabwean leaders visited International IDEA’s Stockholm headquarters on 20 August to discuss the state of Zimbabwean democracy, the recent elections and the prospects for...